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'The Last Game I Make Before I Die': Fighting Cancer By Making A Video Game

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about <i>Crashlands</i>, a mash-up of <i>Diablo</i>, <i>Pokemon</i>, and <i>Don’t Starve</i> lobbed at Steam’s collective face with unfettered glee. It’s …

Cancer

Christian militias in Central African Republic 'burnt witches at stake', says UN report

Shocking probe by UN human rights investigators comes days ahead of visit by Pope Francis<p>Christian militias in the Central African Republic have been accused of burning "witches" at the stake in a UN report leaked just days ahead of a visit to the war-torn country by the Pope.<p>The militias, who have …

Africa

Autumn Statement: UK entrepreneurs call for world's first sharing economy tax break

Chief executives of digital start-ups want to see the Government introduce the world's first tax relief for sharing economy microentrepreneurs in this week's Autumn Statement<p>Chief executives of digital start-ups are calling for further tax reliefs for entrepreneurs to be unveiled in this week’s …

Firefighters make progress against Western U.S. wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters made progress Sunday against three wildfires burning in Montana and California, aided by cooler temperatures overnight.<p>Firefighters look on as smoke from the Wagg Fire rises near Lake Berryessa, California July 24, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>A blaze in …

Wildfires

Congress OKs stopgap DHS funding bill, lawmakers remain at impasse in immigration fight

After a dramatic and chaotic day of votes, Congress late Friday approved a stopgap bill to keep money flowing to the Homeland Security Department past a midnight deadline and avert a partial agency shutdown -- though Congress is no closer to a long-term deal.<p>The House voted 357-60 for a mere …

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

15 Dishes in 15 Minutes Slideshow

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

5-Ingredient Healthy Meals

You already have olive oil, salt and pepper—so just add a few more items and you've got a delicious (and nutritious) dinner.<p>The Better-for-You …

Pain-Saving Insights From Seven Promising Startups

Listen up, aspiring entrepreneurs: Your comrades would like to spare you some pain.<p>Last week the latest crop of graduates from the Jumpstart Foundry, a business incubator in Nashville, Tenn., gave polished 12-minute presentations before hundreds of curious investors in a state-of-the-art …

12 Delicious Fruit Salads and Salsa Recipes

Take your favorite fresh fruit to another flavor level, and get even more fruit in your diet, with these easy recipes.

Healthy Eating

3D Printing Goes Mainstream Retail

Just another day at UPS: Photocopy the ol' resume, ship back shoes to Zappos, print a car part.<p>About a month ago, a UPS store in eastern San Diego started offering a new service: 3D printing. Six weeks ago, store owner Burke Jones says, "I didn't know anything about 3D printing."<p>"I'd love to take …

How to Make a Vanilla Vodka Oreo Shake

Blended alcoholic drinks are not only fast to serve, but you can easily create multiple servings for a group. Oreo cookies are great to use, either …

Dessert

red (wine) velvet cupcakes

I have a few life mottos that I attempt to practice on a daily basis. They mostly involve cocktails and yoga breaths and laughing and sharing cookies …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Self Freezing Coca-Cola (The trick that works on any soda!)

How to get better at email: What science tells us

Email is all-pervasive, and arguably one of the most important tools of modern business. But the fact is most of us are not particularly good at it, wasting time on messages we should ignore and losing track of those that we should be focusing on. Then there’s the base human instinct to cc: …

Carnegie Mellon University

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 75<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …

Work Smarter with LinkedIn

Publication Date: <b>June 25, 2013</b><p>If you think LinkedIn is just for job hunting, you're missing out on the many ways you can take advantage of this social network to build the professional relationships you need to advance in your career. LinkedIn can help you initiate, strengthen, and use the very …

Social Media

There Are So Many Reasons Why New Grads Should Join Startups

A crowd of a few hundred was there to support VFA, which has become one of the most important nonprofit organizations in America since Andrew Yang founded it two years ago.<p>Huffington told Yang on stage: "You were one year old when I met you, and my god, how you've grown. You are now a phenomenal …

How Companies Use Color to Influence Opinions on Their Products

image via The Logo Company<p>The colors companies use in their logos, websites, and other properties has a profound impact on how customers think of and …

Customers

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Manvotional: The Coming Man of the World | The Art of Manliness

<b>The Coming Man of the World<br>By: Ella Wheeler Wilcox</b> <b><br>c. 1891</b><p>Oh, not for the great departed<br>Who formed our country’s laws,<br>And not for the …

College Graduates' Expectations Are Out Of Line with Reality, Says Study

A new poll by consulting firm Accenture shows some striking gaps between the expectations of graduating seniors about the world of work and the experiences of recent grads who are already in the workforce. Only 18% of pending 2013 grads plan to get a graduate degree to get ahead in their career. By …

To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …

Enabling the Natural Act of Entrepreneurship

I met Slovenian entrepreneur, Sandi Cesko, in 2007 when his Ljubljana-based multi-channel retail operation, Studio Moderna, had about $70 million in sales. Not bad. I met him again two months ago: six years later he had scaled up by a factor of ten — all the result of organic growth — and employs …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia Benoit3 days agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders tell us what to do with …